Arrests Made in Homicide Investigation

Posted On Monday April 15, 2024

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have arrested and charged three individuals in a homicide investigation that occurred in Mississauga.

On Wednesday, January 3, 2024, just after 5:00 p.m., Peel Regional Police received a 911 call advising of gunshots in the area of Battleford Road and Glen Erin Drive in the City of Mississauga. Police and Emergency Services responded and located a male suffering from gunshot wounds. This male was transported to a local trauma centre where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The male was later identified as, Shawn Murphy, a 26-year-old man from Mississauga.

On Sunday, April 14, 2024, Homicide investigators arrested and charged three individuals. 

  • A young person from Mississauga has been charged with Second Degree Murder.
  • Another young person from Mississauga has been charged with Accessory to Murder After the Fact
  • Luke Campbell, an 18-year-old man from Mississauga has been charged with Second Degree Murder and Breach Court Order

All three individuals were held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

A general provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Y.C.J.A.) prohibits the release of the name of a Young Person and, therefore, the identities of the Young Persons charged in this investigation are protected.

Peel Regional Police are appealing to anyone with information or dash camera video to contact Homicide investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 3205. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or visiting  peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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